Congress Leader Rachit Seth on Thursday tendered his resignation from the post of National Media Coordinator of Congress party. In a letter to party Communication Cell In-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala, Seth stated that, ‘After Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as Congress President, there is no meaning for me to continue on this post.’
Delhi: Rachit Seth tenders his resignation from the post of National Media Coordinator of Congress party. He writes, 'After Rahul Gandhi's resignation as Congress President, there is no meaning for me to continue on this post.' pic.twitter.com/2vXiGcdJTM
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‘My life blood will always crave for a Liberal & Progressive India and Smt. Indira Gandhi shall always remain my inspiration. Thanks for guiding me like a younger brother, all throughout this journey’, he further stated in the letter.
Earlier to this, Milind Deora and Jyotiraditya Scindia also tendered their resignation taking responsibility of the poll setback.
In a four-page letter, He stated that accountability is critical for the future growth of our party. ‘It is for this reason that I have resigned as Congress president’, said Gandhi in his four-page resignation letter.
Prior to Rahul Gandhi’s resignation, Mass resignation hit the Congress with Leaders stepping down from the post as a mark of respect to Rahul Gandhi. Leaders gave free hands to Rahul Gandhi to make organization changes in the party and to continue as Congress President.
Over 140 Leaders stepped down in a bid to give free hand to Rahul Gandhi to make organization changes.
In the National polls that concluded on May 23, the Congress put a flop show and won 52 seats, which is only 8 more than it got in 2014 national polls. It has also lost some of its strongholds across the country including Rahul Gandhi’s Amethi in Uttar Pradesh and Jyotiraditya Scindia‘s Guna in Madhya Pradesh.
Rahul Gandhi, soon after the poll outcome, had on May 25 offered to step down from his post at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting.